|Location||United Kingdom, (Main Site)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
One academic reference must be sent
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The MA Contemporary Arts Practice course will simultaneously support
and encourage you to develop your own practice in relation to your
respective discipline and also in relation to a broader contemporary
Once you have progressed from certificate level to diploma level, you
will be encouraged to align yourself with one of the pathways
depending on your own particular interests. Pathways you can follow;
Fine Art, Media Arts and Digital Arts.
The very nature of the discourse surrounding Contemporary Arts
Practice means that an approach will not generally be described in
terms of discipline specific traits and it is more likely that
contextual underpinning and technical resourcing will probably inform
choice in this area.
The course will comprise of route specific modules and modules which
are shared with the other courses from the ‘linked array’. The
course will culminate in a module entitled MA Major Project, and this
will include the production of a body of work for public display and a
supporting text based component.
Throughout the course, you will engage in dialogue with your peers
irrespective of your own preferred discipline. You may collaborate
where appropriate through live-art, phonic art and new media or may
choose to engage with painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture,
moving image, lens based art, photography, digital video or expanded
You will be supported by academic staff whose research profile
directly influences their teaching.
Depending on your pathway choice you can expect to by the end of your
studies, to be equipped for professions such as exhibiting artists,
curatorial practice, arts consultancy, education, digital
entertainment and new media industries.
Employment opportunities exist in the cultural industries. You will
also be better placed to pursue a career as a practising professional